Tara Thomas and Brandon Koester
MATTOON -- Brandon Koester and Tara Thomas, both of Mattoon, announce their engagement.
He is the son of Doug and Kim Koester. She is the daughter of Marta Thomas.
The bride-elect is a 2013 graduate of Neoga High School. She is currently employed as a CNA at Palm Terrace.
Her fiance is a 2007 graduate of Mattoon High School, and a 2011 graduate of Lincoln Tech. He is currently employed at Justrite.
They plan to be married Sept. 23, 2017.